Partner Melissa Maxman recently co-hosted an episode of the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section’s weekly podcast, Our Curious Amalgam, on the topic of the long-awaited draft Merger Guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission on July 19, 2023. In the episode, the DOJ Antitrust Division’s Deputy Assistant Attorney Generals Andy Forman and Michael Kades speak with Melissa and co-host Anora Wang of Arnold & Porter about the background, guiding principles, and some specific language in the draft Guidelines.